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11-22-2011, 04:13 PM
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Originally Posted by sandlansd View Post
I've definitely been disappointed w/ Danny B, but I feel like Simmer on his line has kind of been killing Danny's game all year long.

Simmonds can't protect the puck on the boards, can't finish easy chances w/ his hands of stone, and can't set people up either. He's like Hartnell but without all the redeeming qualities. Danny really needs a good cycling forward w/ a bit of skill (in the mold of Hartnell) to be at his best and Simmonds hasn't been playing that role well @ all this year. I hope we give JVR-Schenn-Briere a chance when Schenn returns in the next week or so...
Danny is kind of one dimensional player (one can compare him to a WR in football) and needs someone with multilevel skills to compliment him- set him up, be able to cover more defencively etc. Therefore, I think Voracek or Schenn (if Briere moves to the wing) would have been good partners for Danny. I wish Lavi would explore this opportunity.

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